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Physical Geology 1st Edition

The overarching goal of Physical Geology: Investigating Earth is to provide students with a basic understanding of geology and its processes and, most importantly, with an understanding of how geology relates to the human experience—that is, how geology affects individuals, society, and nation-states. Read More

Reed Wicander| James S. Monroe


Meteorology Today: An Introduction To Weather, Climate, And The Environment 13th Edition

Written by meteorologists C. Donald Ahrens and Robert Henson and grounded in the scientific method, METEOROLOGY TODAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, 13th edition, shows you how to observe, calculate and synthesize weather information as a scientist. Packed with engaging visuals, it provides the latest information on climate change, ozone depletion, air quality, El Niño and other key topics as well as discussions of recent high-profile weather events, including droughts, heat waves, tornado outbreaks and hurricanes. "Focus On" boxes help you delve deeper into meteorological observation methods and environmental issues, while case studies provide direct access to academic and newsworthy papers on recent developments. The MindTap for Meteorology digital platform includes concept check activities, animations and videos, and a variety of hands-on activities. Read More

C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson


Oceanography 10th Edition

Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 10th edition gives you a basic understanding of the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use as well as its role in sustaining life on Earth. Thoroughly updated with the latest findings from the field, the text includes new coverage of important issues such as climate change. Emphasizing the science process throughout, it helps you see how concepts from other scientific fields relate to topics in oceanography. Co-author Robert Ellis draws from his experience managing research projects and educational programs throughout the world, and a diverse group of National Geographic Explorers share their unique insights on key concepts. In addition, MindTap equips you with a wealth of anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions. Read More

Tom S. Garrison| Robert Ellis


Geology 3rd Edition

Wicander/Monroe's Geology: Earth in Perspective, 3rd edition, brings geology to life while accommodating your busy lifestyle--and at a value-based price. It provides a complete overview of introductory geology in a succinct, engaging format. Online videos, animations, interactive mapping, and other learning tools further your understanding of physical geology and its relevance to everyday life. The revised text incorporates the latest examples, case studies, and data, including natural disasters, renewable energy, new insight on paleoseismology, sustainability, and updated dating techniques that more accurately identify historic climate change periods. GEO-FOCUS boxes spotlight issues straight from the headlines, and economic and environmental geology topics are integrated throughout. Read More

Reed Wicander| Reed Wicander


Earth Science 3rd Edition

Designed in direct response to student surveys, focus groups and interviews, Hendrix/Thompson's EARTH SCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION, 3rd Edition, delivers concise yet comprehensive coverage in an engaging and accessible format for majors and non-majors alike. The revised text brings concepts to life with current research and examples, a new-and-improved art program, over 150 new photos, and a clean, modern design. A second-to-none supplements package equips you with a wealth of resources, including MindTap--the digital learning solution that enables you to learn on your own terms. Read More

Marc Hendrix| Graham R. Thompson


Meteorology Today 12th Edition

METEOROLOGY TODAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE AND THE ENVIRONMENT by meteorologists C. Donald Ahrens and Robert Henson combines the latest in weather, climate and earth science to introduce students to the concepts and current issues of meteorology. Grounded in the scientific method, the new edition of this highly visual text shows students how to observe, calculate and synthesize information as budding scientists. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems like tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements like wind, precipitation and the seasons. The MindTap course provides students with engaging features such as Concept Animations, a digital Study Guide, and summative EOC assessment. New assignable Case Study activities in each chapter allow students to apply their knowledge to real life studies and meteorological events. Read More

C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson


Essentials Of Meteorology 8th Edition

ESSENTIALS OF METEOROLOGY, 8th Edition, is written for students interested in gaining insights into the dynamic workings of the atmosphere. The authors' ability to explain relatively complicated ideas in an easy-to-understand way lets both science and nonscience majors visualize the principles of meteorology. Online animations help you to immediately apply the text material and understand the underlying meteorological principles, and appendices allow you to explore meteorological data such as world temperature extremes and precipitation extremes over a 30-year period. Read More

C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson


Essentials Of Oceanography 8th Edition

ESSENTIALS OF OCEANOGRAPHY introduces you to the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use and the importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life. Using exclusive content from the National Geographic Society, this book illustrates the complexity and beauty of the ocean in a way that is both compelling and relatable. With the 8th Edition, bestselling authors Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of marine science and give you the most dynamic and current introduction to oceanography available today. Read More

Tom S. Garrison| Robert Ellis


Natural Hazards And Disasters 5th Edition

Succeed in your course with NATURAL HAZARDS AND DISASTERS, 5e. The authors provide easy-to-understand coverage of the geological processes that underlie disasters, explore the impact these processes have on humans and vice versa, and analyze strategies for mitigating these hazards’ physical and financial harm. From timely information on recent natural disasters in the United States and around the world to insights on earthquakes associated with fracking, this fascinating book provides the up-to-date information you need to analyze potential hazards and take the steps necessary to survive a natural disaster. Read More

Donald Hyndman| David Hyndman


Oceanography 9th Edition

Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, market-leading OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 9e gives you a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties involved in ocean use-as well as the role and importance of the ocean in nurturing and sustaining life on Earth. Seasoned researchers Tom Garrison and Robert Ellis emphasize the interdisciplinary nature of marine science, stressing its links to biology, chemistry, geology, physics, meteorology, astronomy, ecology, history, and economics. The book's focus on the science process includes numerous "How Do We Know?" boxes detailing the science behind how oceanographers know what they know. Coverage of climate change has been updated to reflect the latest findings. In addition, Chapter 14 "Primary Producers" includes expanded coverage of photosynthetic and chemosynthetic producers to help you understand the "big picture" in marine biology. Read More

Tom S. Garrison